This week, we look at the unusual circumstances in which a finding against liability in a civil suit may preclude subsequent criminal conviction.
This week we discuss the recent Court of Appeals of Indiana case Hudgins v. Bemish as a catalyst to discuss when an employer may be held liable for an employee using a work truck to drive home. We also look at the doctrines of negligent hiring and negligent entrustment.
Evidence of Medical Costs: How the Indiana Supreme Court’s Error in Stanley v. Walker Led to Patchett v. Lee
This week, we look at the recent Indiana Supreme Court decision Patchett v. Lee and how it, along with Stanley v. Walker, has monumentally shaped the landscape of Indiana personal injury law.
Indiana Rejoins Minority Permitting Negligent Hiring Claims Even Where Respondeat Superior is Admitted
This week the Indiana Court of Appeals shifted gears, abandoning 40 years of caselaw in order to revitalize a 1907 decision from the Indiana Supreme Court allowing plaintiffs to simultaneously pursue claims for negligent hiring and vicarious liability.